Agenda October 2018


Thursday, October 4, 2018  7:00 am- 4:15 pm  (Agenda 2018 )


7:00                             Vendor Exhibits Open- Two Rooms 40+ ASC Specific Vendors

7:00 – 8:15                   Registration and Nutritional Continental Breakfast

8:00- 8:15                    Opening RemarksMichael Schaff, Esq. Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer; & SCC Chairs

8:15- 8:30                    Pain Management & Anesthesia What Your Center NEEDS TO KNOWJohn Mak, MD,                                                                                                              Premier Pain Centers/Specialty Anesthesia Associates  

8:30- 9:45                   Case Costing: Key to Financial SuccessAnn Geier, MS, RN, CNOR, CASC;                                                                                                              Surgical Information Systems              

9:45- 10:15                 *NJDOH Panel DiscussionStefanie Mozgai, BA, RN, CPM – Assistant Commissioner                                                                                                                                              Eugene L. Brenycz, J.D., M.P.A.- Regulatory Officer

                                                                                    *Questions to be pre-submitted to SCC

10:15- 11:00                Vendor Exhibits & Refreshment Break    

11:00- 12:00                Best Practice in Surgical Instrument Reprocessing: Michele McKinley, LVN, CRCST, CIS,                                                                                            CHL, AGTS, ASQ CMQ/OE, ASQ CQA; STERIS

 12:00- 1:00                  Buffet Luncheon– Additional Vendor visit opportunities

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1:00- 1:45                    Pharmacy Regulations John Karwoski, RPh, MBA 

                                    Infection Control UpdatesMarie Kassai, RN, BS, MPH, CIC                                            

1:45- 2:45                 No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: When Bad Things Happen to Good Employers:

Tracy Armstrong & Maureen Binetti,  Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer


2:45- 3:00                    Vendor Refreshment Break and Vendor Drawings in main ballroom (must be present to win)

3:00- 4:00                    NJDOH  HAI Reporting into NHSN by Licensed Centers: Arlene Potts, MPH, BA, NJDOH                                                                             Patient Safety Reporting System (PSRS) by Licensed Centers: Mary Noble, MD, NJDOH           

4:15                             SCC Closing Remarks– Marcy Sasso, CASC; Dorcie Wawrzynski, RN, BSN

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